Jalen Hampton, 17, is charged with shooting a 14-year old girl after a softball game (credit: Chicago Police Department)

$2.5M Bond For Teen Charged With Shooting Girl After Ballgame

A teenage boy was ordered held on $2.5 million bond Thursday after being charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl following a high school softball game last week.


Photo Of A Snarling Pit Bull Terrier Dog. (AP Photo)

Police Shoot Attacking Pit Bull In Elgin Home

Police in Elgin shot and killed a family dog that turned on its owners and its own puppies.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Man Ordered To Ground, Shot During Robbery In Evanston

A man was shot in the foot early Saturday after he and his companions were robbed at gunpoint in north suburban Evanston.


Fallen Officer Tribute

Off-Duty Police Officer Found Shot To Death

Chicago Police are once again mourning one of their own, after an off-duty officer was found shot to death on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010


Suspect Who Tried To Steal Gumball Machine Shot By Police

Police shot and wounded a burglary suspect who allegedly tried to run an officer over early Sunday in South Holland.


Margaret Matthews

Gun-Wielding Senior Margaret Matthews Praying For Teen She Shot

Some people condemn her actions, but others call her a hero. Now the senior citizen is explaining why she fired her gun at some kids to protect herself. As CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports, the last 48 hours have been so tough for Margaret Matthews.

CBS 2–10/01/2010